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Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has dismissed the widespread allegation that some palliatives were found in his the Conference Hall describing it as wicked and dubious excuse by detractors to attack his home and destroy his properties.
Novak Djokovic will renew his love-hate relationship with Roland Garros in the knowledge that it is himself rather than seemingly unsettled 12-time champion Rafael Nadal who could pose the greatest threat to winning a second Paris title and 18th Grand Slam crown.
Rafael Nadal admitted Friday that he faces his “most difficult ever Roland Garros” as he prepares for an assault on a 13th French Open title.
Belarusian Victoria Azarenka, winner of two Grand Slams and former world’s number 1 said she has never felt happier on court than she does now.
Serena Williams continued her hunt for a record seventh US Open title with a straight-sets win on Thursday as Andy Murray crashed out in the second round at Flushing Meadows.
The German Federation of Journalists (DJV) has called on the German government to impose penalties on Belarus for its crackdown on journalists, including some from Germany.
Riot police and troops mounted a heavy presence in Minsk on Sunday and began detaining demonstrators as the Belarusian opposition launched another mass rally against the regime of strongman Alexander Lukashenko.
Japan’s Naomi Osaka withdrew from her final against Victoria Azarenka in the Western & Southern Open at Flushing Meadows on Saturday because of a left hamstring injury.
Naomi Osaka put on a solid serving performance to beat Dayana Yastremska 6-3 6-1 at the Southern and Western Open on Tuesday and advance to the quarter-finals, where she will face Anett Kontaveit.
Demonstrators massed in central Minsk on Sunday after opposition leaders called for a huge rally to demand the resignation of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, the latest in a wave of protests against his disputed re-election.
The head of the European Council, on Monday, scheduled an emergency leaders’ summit for Wednesday to discuss the post-election crisis in Belarus.
Poland is monitoring the situation on its border with Belarus, as the Belarusian army plans to hold drills this week in the Grodno region bordering Poland and Lithuania, Deputy Defence Minister, Wojciech Skurkiewicz, said on Monday.
Belarusians chanting “Step down!” filled the centre of the capital Minsk on Sunday in the biggest protest so far against what they said was the fraudulent re-election a week ago of long-time president Lukashenko
Vladimir Putin has offered to help ensure Belarus’s security, according to its president Alexander Lukashenko, as pressure builds on the strongman leader and opposition protesters prepare for a show of force Sunday.
European Union (EU) Foreign Ministers will meet on Friday to discuss targeted sanctions against Belarus following Sunday’s contested election and subsequent violent crackdown on protesters, Sweden’s top diplomat said on Wednesday.
Wikimedia Nigeria Foundation has said that the Hausa language topped the list of articles created by language category on Wikipedia women writing contest.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has lifted the curfew he imposed on the state after the #endsars protest was hijacked by looters and hoodlums.
Two top Turkish officials who work closely with Turkey’s president have said they tested positive for COVID-19.
Minister for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations, Senator George Akume, said the Buhari-led Federal Government plans to spend N75 billion on youth development in form of support for communities, skill acquisition and realisation of their potentials within the next three years.
The Minister of Imformation and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the clarification on Saturday in Lagos when he inspected the headquarters of The Nation newspaper and TV Continental (TVC) that were attacked during the #EndSARS protest.
The Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V, has called on Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State to step aside to enable an interim administration teach him how to handle administration and governance.
The Lagos State Government has rescinded its earlier decision giving a go ahead to private schools in the state to reopen after it relaxed the curfew occasioned by the hijacking of the #EndSARS protest by hoodlums.
Ajax set a new Eredivisie record as they put thirteen goals past 10-man VVV-Venlo on Saturday to secure a mammoth 13-0 result.
Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has inaugurated a 17-member Judicial Panel of Inquiry over alleged police brutality and human rights abuses in the state.
Latino voters in important swing states like Florida are being hit with a wave of Spanish-language misinformation ahead of the November 3 United States elections, in which their votes could play a key role in the outcome.
The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Thursday called for an end to all forms of medical tourism especially by elected and appointed government officials.